2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Subaru Legacy | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Subaru Legacy Review

New 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda
Accord

See Details & Photos
New 2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Subaru
Legacy

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$24,270 to $36,400
Get Your Price
$22,745 to $35,895
Invoice* $22,212 to $33,275 $21,486 to $33,523
MPG - City 22 - 30 24 - 27
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Accord offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Legacy. The Subaru Legacy will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
The Subaru Legacy requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Accord, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Legacy.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is a little wider than the Subaru Legacy, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Legacy.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Legacy.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Legacy.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Subaru Legacy. The Honda Accord has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru Legacy.

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.